Criteuil-la-Magdeleine tourism and travel guide

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Visit Criteuil-la-Magdeleine: highlights and tourist information

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Criteuil-la-Magdeleine is situated in the Charente department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the west of France at 32 kilometres from Angouleme, the department capital (general information: Criteuil-la-Magdeleine is 417 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Barbezieux at 9 km and Jarnac at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Criteuil-la-Magdeleine, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Criteuil-la-Magdeleine in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Charente

Map of places to visit near Criteuil-la-Magdeleine

Markets in and near Criteuil-la-Magdeleine

  • Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Jarnac: market every day except Monday (16km)
  • Jonzac: market Tuesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Cognac: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • La Couronne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Pons: market Wednesday and Saturday (26km)
  • Angouleme: market every day except Monday (31km)
  • Montendre: market Thursday (32km)
  • Chalais: market Monday (36km)
  • Matha: market Tuesday, Friday and Saturday (37km)

More information about Criteuil-la-Magdeleine, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Criteuil-la-Magdeleine, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Criteuil-la-Magdeleine.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gensac-la-Pallue) (13km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Germain (Gimeux) (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre Dame de l'Assomption de Châtre (Saint-Brice) (18km)
  • Eglise de Saint Cybard (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (21km)
  • Eglise de Saint Estèphe (Roullet-Saint-Estephe) (21km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Trois-Palis) (24km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (La Couronne) (26km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Voulgezac) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Michel (Saint-Michel) (28km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Angouleme) (31km)
  • Abbaye de Fontdouce (Saint-Bris-des-Bois) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Puymoyen) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (38km)
  • Abbaye aux Dames de Saintes (Saintes) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (40km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Savinien (Fenioux) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (50km)
  • Eglise Notre Dame de Faye (Faye) (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du Chaigne (5km)
  • Logis de Forge (27km)
  • Parcs et jardins du château de Beaulon (40km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (49km)
  • La Roche Courbon (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Château de Richemont (Charente) (23km)
  • Forêt de Pons (26km)
  • Forêt de la Lande (33km)

Towns of Art and history


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Criteuil-la-Magdeleine

Canton: Segonzac

Arrondissement: Cognac

Department: Charente

Region: Poitou-Charentes

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 16300

Distance to Criteuil-la-Magdeleine

from Angouleme (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 417 km

from Calais: 621 km

from Nice: 626 km

from Bordeaux: 83 km

from Strasbourg: 692 km

Getting here

Criteuil-la-Magdeleine is in the west of France. Most visitors to the region come by car with arrive here by car with the ferry ports at Saint Malo taking about 5 hours driving time. For driving distances to Criteuil-la-Magdeleine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambleville, Barret, Bonneuil, Juillac-le-Coq, Lachaise, Lagarde-sur-le-Ne, Lignieres-Sonneville, Saint-Eugene, Saint-Palais-du-Ne, Touzac and Verrieres.

This page in French: Visiter Criteuil-la-Magdeleine